"DARSHAM, a parish in the hundred of Blything, in the county of Suffolk, 5 miles N.E. of Saxmundham, and 2 from Yoxford. Part of the parish is clay, the remainder a rich loam, with some hills in the southern portion. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich, value 101, in the patronage of the Earl of Stradbroke. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is a Gothic structure, and has a brass of Anne Bedinfield, 1641. The charities amount to 28 per annum. There is a day and Sunday-school. Darsham Hall is the seat of the family of Purvis."

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003



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